Mothers Against Drunk Driving joins litigation over Ohio’s DUI enforcement policies
If Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) can convince the Ohio Statehouse to pass “Annie’s Law,” or HB 469, all first-time DUI offenders wishing to drive during any probation will have to install a breathalyzer machine in their car and pass it for the car to start. ...
Northside Community Council voted July 21 to create a needle exchange program in the neighborhood. The effort, run by the Cincinnati Exchange Program, will start sometime in August and operate from a van one day a week for three hours at a time. Planned Parenthood will also participate, providing testing services for diseases like HIV and hepatitis. ...
About 500 people rallied downtown July 20
to show support for Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip, where more
than 400 civilians have been killed over the past few weeks in clashes
between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says
the Justice Department plans to join a lawsuit against the state of Ohio
seeking to restore early voting in the state.
David Pepper targets Mike DeWine’s conservative political leanings in his race for Ohio’s top prosecutor
Forty-two-year-old Democrat David Pepper has already served two terms as a Cincinnati City Councilman and a term as Hamilton County Commissioner. Now he wants to be Ohio’s attorney general, and he’s hitting Republican incumbent Mike DeWine on multiple fronts to try and unseat him. ...
Eight of the nine Greenpeace activists
charged with hanging a giant banner from the Procter & Gamble
building downtown in March showed no interest in a plea deal with
prosecutors July 21, a lawyer for the group said. Without a plea deal,
the eight risk a maximum sentence of eight years in prison on felony
burglary and vandalism charges.